Knowing that local people are happy to have you stay is the secret of an enjoyable holiday Your holiday destination is a place where people live; people who may have different values and sensibilities to your own. Opening your mind to new cultures and traditions is part of the joy of a holiday. Learn a […]
Launch is planned for January 26th January 2017* Human zoos, exploitation and dubious ‘traditions’ that actually inhibit real cultural exchange – the relationship between tourists and indigenous people is complex and frequently disappointing for both, with often only tour operators benefiting. However tourism can bring in much-needed revenue to indigenous communities – who are often […]
Where Leisure meets Tradition The Materuni Village is located on the northern part of Moshi town, only 15KM from the town center. It is also the last village before entering the Kilimanjaro national park and sit approximately 1’900m above sea level. We pride ourselves on providing our clients with a once in a life time […]
Thomas Wright PhD Candidate in Anthropology, The University of Queensland, highlights the water crisis in Bali, that has come about, largely through mismanaged tourism! Originally published on The Conversation. Picture– Thousands of people in Bali have joined a movement to reject land reclamation in Benoa Bay. “For thrill seekers and chill seekers” – that’s the phrase the […]
Surrounded by the mountains, at a short distance from Machu Picchu, Sol y Luna gathers both cultural and natural diversity of this country in an exquisite experience of contrast. The harmony in the environment, eclectic architecture and select Popular Arts, bestow us the character of Peru. Using the products of every local harvest, we offer […]
Indigenous peoples are self-defined groups of ethnically and culturally distinct peoples, whose language, traditions and social institutions have largely withstood the impacts of colonisation or other incoming groups and cultures to a region. Whilst indigenous tourism can be very positive, a form of revitalisation for their cultures and a force of empowerment for the people. Other instances see […]
Sue Watts a freelance Travel Writer has travelled to the Omo Valley, Ethiopia and written this article about the issues over photography and local people. The Omo Valley is an intriguing destination, one of Africa’s last vestiges of tribal cultures. But is the increasing obsession with photography ruining the experience for both tourists and tribes? […]
Club Peace and Plenty is 32 room old Colonial style hotel overlooking Elizabeth Harbor in Great Exuma, Bahamas. Everyone that stays at the PnP is treated like family. Plenty of Peace and Club Peace and Plenty!